Born in Wayland, he was the son of the late Victor F. and Mary F. (Sullivan) Graves and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.
Mr. Graves worked as a driver for Schuster Trucking for many years. He was also a member of the Teamsters and the American Legion Post 0019 in Somerville.
He is survived by his children, Lynann Kendall, with whom he lived, of Southborough, and Michael Graves and his wife Sara of Shrewsbury; his sister, Betty Beers and her husband Roger of Brewster; his five grandchildren, Kathryn, Sara and Sam Kendall and Matthew and Emily Graves; and his nephews, Alan and Mark Beers.
Funeral and burial will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St, Southborough.
To send words of condolence to the family, www.morrisfuneralparlor.com.